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2011 

December home sales numbers are in for Ft. Worth and surrounding areas and it looks like a fairly solid year.  The numbers below are a roll-up of data from Ft. Worth, Arlington and Northeast Tarrant County.  The numbers are weighted across all three data sets and Ft. Worth proper represents aroun...
01/31/2011
December home sales numbers are in for El Paso, and it looks like the real estate market is performing well.  There were 464 homes sold in December - up from 444 in December 2009.  The average sales price has declined down to around $152,000, and the average months of available inventory has shar...
01/31/2011
I had an amazing last Saturday as I volunteered at Yelp!BR.  Yelp!BR is a no-kill animal welfare group that is doing some amazing things in Baton Rouge for dogs.  Yelp's mission statement is to end euthanasia of healthy and treatable companion animals in the Greater Baton Rouge Area through educa...
01/31/2011
More good news on the Austin job front as Cirrus Logic announced plans to add around 150 new jobs in Austin over the next 12 months.   These 150 new jobs are in addition to the existing 350 Austin employees and will bring their local employment count up to around 500. Most of the 150 new position...
01/27/2011
Clear Capital and Forbes took a look at the top 50 metropolitan areas and offered some predictions on home price growth/decline in 2011.  Dallas and Houston both appeared in the top 10!  While their numbers look a bit gloomy overall with 35 of the top 50 metro areas expected to see average home p...
01/26/2011
The Louisiana Workforce Commission has released its year-end analysis of jobs and job growth for Louisiana in 2010 and the numbers look pretty good.  Overall, the state of Louisiana added 26,500 jobs for the full year as private sector job growth more than offset a reduction in government sector ...
01/26/2011
Shown below is my Q4 2010 Baton Rouge Area Homes Newsletter with specific real estate sales information for the following subdivisions: - Hundred Oaks Park - Beaumont Lane - Zeeland Place - McIver Place - Eastland - Moreland As you can see these Garden District adjacent subdivisions continue to p...
01/24/2011
HGTV is headed to Baton Rouge and is looking for a few good homeowners that have renovated some portion of their home within the last 3 years.  HGTV's show - Bang For Your Buck - evaluates home renovation projects and estimates the return on investment the homeowner can expect.  If you've ever wa...
01/22/2011
Texas has placed 13 companies on Fortune's 2011 list of the best companies to work for.  That ranks the state second behind California's 16.  In ranking the companies - Fortune looks at employee surveys, reviews the management team and structure, employee benefits and the culture of each company....
01/20/2011
I had the privilege of volunteering yesterday on a project to help clean up Mt. Olive Cemetery in Baton Rouge, Louisiana.  Mt. Olive is one of the oldest cemeteries in Baton Rouge - with a founding date of around 1850.  Unfortunately it does not have a caretaker or funding to help keep the cemete...
01/18/2011
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